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to live in san francisco? supervisor chu: i came to the area to pursue a master's degree in public policy at the uc- berkeley school. ever since then, i fell in love with what a wonderful area the bay area is. >> what motivated your interest in politics? supervisor chu: to be frank, i never saw myself in an elected position at all. i had grown up in southern california, and during the first day of the los angeles riots, my parents had their cars stolen at gunpoint. they were left out and had to pay someone $100 to get back to chinatown. it really influenced me. we had a restaurant at the time, and at the time, we were always worried, watching the news, to see whether or not the restaurant would be looted, whether or not it would go up in fire. that was something that was a big concern and worry for my family at the time. i remember thinking even at that age how important it was to consider what the economics were in communities, whether people had or felt that they had opportunities or did not have opportunities, and what role it was that government played in those outcomes. that is what
and eric? >> the world's most rabid apple fans are in san francisco for the start of mac world, and cornell bernard is live at mascone center where hollywood is represented there. >> the big show is back in san francisco in a few short hours and the doors will on for mac world. it is called the ultimate i fan event with lots of star power. mac world is one of san francisco's biggest trade shows, of course, and 30,000 people attending from all over the world. apple is no longer associated with mac world since 2009 but there is the next best thing, ashton kutcher will be here playing the late steve jobs in a new movie this spring. and, musicians "will i am" will be here talking about technology and gadgets, and such a history after 29 years and there be no more big rollouts, the i-fans are here and create the bigs and cannot wait to immerse themselves in everything mac. big bucks for san francisco $23 million in revenue over the three days and mac world wraps up on saturday. live in san francisco this morning. >> 24th year, parents of a missing teen and their supporters led a march through th
to be announced by the mayor today. >> good morning, eric. there are 3,500 restaurants in san francisco, believe it or not, and many like sparky here in castro on church street is a favorite but finding a restaurant can be a challenge, a good restaurant. many log on to sites like yelp to make it easier and you can tell how clean and safe a restaurant is. yelp is partnering with san francisco's health department to provide inspection information for the public. it is all in the name of transparency and food safety. many customers love it. >> we want to know it is place has a bad health rating. >> if you go somewhere and it is gross...you don't go there. there are enough places to go you can make your own decision. >> she is not wild about it and prefers to go on first impression. the mayor will announce the partnership with yelp later today at a news conference in washington, dc, where he is attending the conference of mayors. it will be online first and san francisco leading of way the first city in the nation to provide that information. a lot of helpful information. live in the castro for abc7
degrees today for your high with san francisco coming in in the lower 50s, as well as the peninsula. then for the lower evening we look for numbers dropping through the 40s to about 40 degrees by 7:00, 8:00. then with less wind and clear skies, we are looking for an even colder night tonight into monday morning. that will bring in a freeze watch for the entire bay area tonight. i'll have that update for and you a look at our seven-day coming up a bit later. katie. >> that's when things get tricky. thank you, lisa. there are pets and plants and yourself to think about when the temperatures go below freezing. kira klapper is out there live with how people are dealing with it. good morning. >> good morning. you must be so they would you are in the warm studio this morning. look, you can even see my breath. it is cold out here in petaluma. the overnight temperature dipped below to 27, which you can see by looking at this windshield. we are at a dealership in pet lama, victory dealership. take a look at that thick ice. now you are looking across the bay in berkeley where people last nigh
was hurt. the same suspects are believed involved in both attacks. in san francisco, opening statements scheduled in a new federal cocaine fraud trial for former san francisco crime laboratory technician. a judge declare add mistrail in october after the jury could not reach a verdict. the jury agreed that she took cocaine from the laboratory as she admitted to police but they disagreed whether the prosecution proved she did it by means of deaccept. >> supporters of abortion rights gather to mark the anniversary of roe vs. wade that legalized abortion 40 years ago today the hundreds are expected to attend the rally and walk that starts at 11:30 this morning as los altos youth center and another event at san francisco city hall. seven in ten americans believe roe vs. wade should stand. >> in washington, dc, the presidential inauguration. president obama and first lady stepped out in the formal wear for two balls to celebrate a second term in office. ♪ i'm so in love with you >> the obamas slow damaged as the commander in chief ball as jennifer hudson serenaded them. all eyes were on th
home in san francisco's ingle side neighborhood appeared in court. he's charged with five counts f murder stemming from the killings of three women and two men at a home at discovery hearing today the judge continued proceeding. he's pleaded not guilty. he has been unable to post bell in custody. firefighters battle with complicated by clutter inside the home. you can see the heavy smoke and flames from news chopper 2. the 3 story house ignited about 9:00 this morning. firefighters say the homeowner is not actually living in the home so there were no injuries. firefighters are investigating suspicious fire. that started just before 4:00 this morning at a vacant building along the waterfront. >> there's nobody living on the peer, there are no sources of electricity or obvious sources of ignition, it will be under investigation. >> crews say the fire was difficult to put out. there was another fire in the very same area 2 years ago. >>> a big truck hit and killed a woman this morning while she was in a crosswalk. it happened about 7:00 a.m. at the intersection of north foothill boule
the board of regents meeting in san francisco and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. "los angeles times" reports brine will push no more teaching and less research and wants more online courses to save money and increase class offerings. in the budget proposal, he increased money for both uc and cal state university by $250 million each, less than asked for but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. if they want more funding in the future, he said they will need to do as he says. >> president obama in five hours will unveil a plan to deal with gun violence. a peninsula congresswoman took part in vice president biden's task force saying that the president will ask for renewal of i salt weapons ban, a ban on high capacity magazine clips and mandatory background checks for anyone who buys weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> do we want an environment where we hear in this country, not so much in california, but in the country, where 40 percent of the guns that are purchased do not have criminal background checks in. >> the focus should be on t
in town. he is not even from senate he -- from san francisco, he is from utah. in the meantime, all week long, keep an eye on facebook and twitter, and i will post the more interesting behind-the-scenes photos and tidbits of our trip here including what i had for dinner last night on facebook so check that out unless you are starving then you will want to hold off because it will make your mouth water. >> super cool. love the behind-the-scenes stuff. >> we have an entire team at the super bowl. along with katie and larry beil and mike shumann and wayne freedman are there to bring the best coverage during super bowl week. also, they will tweet behind the scenes updates at abc7 news bay area with a slide show of the activity in new orleans an abc7news.com. >> she had shrimp, po boy and seafood gumbo. >> organizers of san francisco's beta breakers race are scrambling to find new financing. now live to the city with more on that. amy? >> the vase in trouble and the clock is ticking. the race will start right here at howard on may 19. they have less than four months. according to the "san fra
arrangements. this is going to be tough. >> san francisco police released a picket of the man suspected of killing a dog during a robbery. 35-year-old laurice barrett stole money from a woman in san francisco's tenderloin and when her dog started fighting, he threw the 12-year-old dog into traffic. it died. there is $12,000 reward. >> farmers have to wait to find out if the cold snap did major damage to the crops, freezing temperatures can endanger everything from green vegetables to sit -- citrus fruits. they are trying to raise the temperatures by setting fires which can make the difference between a profitable harvest and losing millions. >> i don't know if it is too little too late but we are warming up. we will take every little bit. >> we will find out when that warm up is coming. it cannot be too soon for some of us. >> especially the farmers and those who pay higher prices. >> the warming trend in the morning lags behind the afternoon warming trend because the nights are too long for the warmth to spill over so you see temperatures close to yesterday. this morning we have frost
could be played in new orleans but san francisco officials are putting together plans to keep celebrations here from getting out of hand in case the niners win. or "when" the niners win. >> good morning, eric. city hall is fine tuning the super bowl playbook, the what if's if a super bowl win from buses to beer cans. what about a victory parade. the mayor said we will talk about that later. >> fans were pumped at the win on sunday and peaceful and nonviolent unlike the mayhem that marred the giants victory when cars were overturned and a muni bus smashed. lessons have been learned and the player will visit local sports bars, next week, suggesting they serve something else rather than hard liquor the police asking them to sell cans, not bottles. they are working with muni. hopes of containing crowds for the judgment embryo tron have been nixed by the nfl law. >> big decision. we will respect it. i would love to have that opportunity because it could help us center the celebrations but we will keep the city safe. >> we will ensure we use the right type of buses. we will not have
the bay in san francisco. c.h.p. officers followed a black s.u.v. across the bay bridge last night. the driver was going the wrong way on the bridge before turning around. the chase ended several minutes later at south van ness street. it ran over spike streets. there were black suitcases in the trunk but in word on what was in them. >> this morning we learned the name of the man shot to death at a bart station in san leandro. it could be a case of being in the wrong case at the wrong time. the 50-year-old was caught in the crossfire between two groups at the station on saturday, a teenager girl was wounded, but is expected to survive. police arrested one person so far. >> a man suspected of a laser attack on our helicopter while we were covering an oakland shooting will be arraigned today. this man, 40-year-old riley was arrested. he aimed a laser at our chopper in east oakland on monday night. even low powered lasers can blind pilots. he faces a fine up to $11,000 or five years in prison. he is held on $10,000 bail. >> three marin county day care workers charged in the accidental
backer. the "san francisco chronicle" reports that dazzle that sells customized t-shirts could not reach terms. dazzle shall be the sponsor for two years. the 102nd running will go on, as scheduled, may 19. >> the 49ers will wake up in new orleans for the first time today as theyer ready for the super bowl on sunday. the team touchdowned in new orleans after 3 1/2 hour flight from san jose. coach car haw said the team is "super happy to be there." they are chasing their sixth super bowl title and holding a perfect 5-0 record in the previous trips. 6-0 ties them with pits h -- pittsburgh. abc7 has an entire team at the super bowl and in half an hour katie marzullo will join us live with more on the big arrival. sports director larry beil and sports anchor mike shumann are in the big easy and wayne freedman will bring you the best coverage during super bowl week and tweet behind-the-scenes updates at abc7 news bay area, with a slide show of all the activity in new orleans on abc7news.com. >> there reports 49er quarterback something will seek his relief before free agency begins in man acco
. this meeting of the commonwealth of california is adjourned. [applause] >> hi. i am cory with san francisco and we're doing stay safe and we're going to talk about what shelter in place or safe enough to stay in your home means. we're here at the urban center on mission street in san francisco and joined by carla, the deputy director of spur and one of the persons who pushed this shelter in place and safe enough to stay concept and we want to talk about what it means and why it's important to san francisco. >> as you know the bay area as 63% chance of having a major earthquake and it's serious and going to impact a lot of people and particularly people in san francisco because we live on a major fault so what does this mean for us? part of what it means is that potentially 25% of san francisco's building stock will be uninhibit tabl and people can't stay in their homes after an earthquake. they may have to go to shelters or leave entirely and we don't want that to happen. >> we want a building stock to encourage them to stay in the homes and encourage them to stay and not relocate to oth
, so san francisco is far from alone. >> you know, mike, we have seen cameras on public areas before. but the audio seems a little bit more excessive. any clue as to why they want that? >> reporter: they can improve it. i listened to a lot of the tapes and you can't hear specific conversations. but technology is not that good. so i don't really think people have to worry about that. >> all right. mike, thank you. >>> a memorial is growing outside a mission district market where a driver tried to flee police causing a deadly crash. it happened yesterday near 21st and south van ness in san francisco. officers say they were trying to pull the man over in connection with the shooting when he took off, ran a red light and slammed into another car. the impact killed the woman in that car and a man on the sidewalk. >> it's senseless. you know, it's really mindless tragedy. this guy just had to run from the police because he wanted to take shots at people. >> the suspect is a 19-year-old known gang member named david morales. he is recovering from his own injuries and has been charged with t
-50's to mid-60's. sue? >> we go to san francisco fire crews still out between oak street between octavia and goth with a fire there so avoid that area with fire crews on the scene. otherwise, we have only road work at dumbarton bridge eastbound until 6:00 this morning. we do not see slowing to the newark area. and san jose, northbound 280 road work, there is a sand barrel they are repairing until 7:30 this morning so the on-ramp is closed. >> new this morning the oakland city council has voted to hire the former top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant. last night the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 this morning before kidding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategy including the stop and frisk policy. opponents say that gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling. bratton helped bring crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. our news reporter will have a live report with much more on the heated hearing last night in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting m
or was in the crosswalk at the time of the accident. >> san francisco public school students get a lesson in online safety today. 55,000 students will be taught the basics of digital citizenship to keep safe online. issues they will tackle are bullying and what to trust online. the district attorney will visit a middle school to see some students taking part in the online safety instruction day. >> the national weather service is issuing a beach hazard for the northern california coast through the weekend. people along the shore should be careful of sneaker waves that can be dangerous. because of the beach hazard spectators will not be allowed on the shoreline for the maverick surf contest. two dozen of the top big wave riders in the world are gathering in half moon bay for the event that has not been held since 2010. that year several watched from store and injured when huge swells crashed along the spectator area. >> that was all caught on video. that is why people are moved back this year. >> clinching the deal. >> mike told us of sneaker waves. let's find out about that. >> that is what we will have t
money f you'd like to contribute to the program, which includes4qsrz guns coming from san francisco, and contra costa county and marin county, you can find the information on our web site, abc 7 news.com. just look under see it on tv. we've got a link to it. and goitsing to take about 30 days for them to raise cash. but next monday, martin luther king birthday, they're going to have another buy back program and will be handing out vouchers instead of cash but hoping for another big turnout. >> thank you very much. san francisco is moving closer to enacting a tough gun control measure. the supervisor introduced legislation making it illegal for residents to possess ultradeadly hollow point bullets. which pose a hazard to law enforcement. the bill would require stores to notify police if someone buys large amounts of ammunition. >> purchases 500 rounds or more, or frequency of purchases we'd like there to be a data base for that. then, we want to ban the more lethal ammunition there. is no place for it on the streets. >> a lot of year, san francisco defend a local law requiring safe s
the people that make everything possible, that really makes san francisco wonderful? and i just have got to give a special shout out. you knew i grew up in the portola for those that don't know. [cheering and applauding] >> right there at the intersection of silly man and colby, my parents still live there. that's where it started for me. but tonight is a night that we have abopportunity * to up lift and support and say thank you to all the people that certainly provide me support and provide me the motivation to get up and come to work every single day. this is an opportunity to thank and praise the people that call me stop, that e-mail me, find me on facebook, send me a twitter and pick, found me on next door. i tell you, this is your day. put your hands together. hang in there, we're almost done. but this is the day that we get to celebrate -- (applause) >> i'm calling it the nen-ers. you know what's interesting? i've been around city hall long enough to watch the nen awards grow and mature into what it is today. so, i also want to give a special shout out to daniel homesy who is th
to schoas any or all discussion on item 9 held in closed session san francisco administrative code 67.12(a) action. >> second. >> all in favor. >> ayes. >> line item 11, adjournment. >> president mazzucco: so moved. all in favor. >> ayes. >> president mazzucco: thank you very much. >> hello. welcome to "meet your district supervisor." we are here with supervisor carmen chu from district four, which includes the central and outer sunset and park side neighborhood. supervisor chu was elected to the board of supervisors in 2008 and reelected in 2010. we will get to know her and talk about the toughest issues facing the city. welcome, supervisor. thank you for joining us. let's start by talking about your background -- where you grew up, what kinds of jobs you have work. supervisor chu: my parents immigrated to the united states about 30 years ago, and i would say that is probably the most formative part of my background. growing up in an immigrant family, you learn many things. my parents raised me in southern california, and i grew up in the restaurant business. they had a small restaurant a
and the golden gate bridge into san francisco with no delays here. a nice drive off the waldo. we have delays in the capital corridor train with a fire near crockett and the tracks were blocked so there are system-side delays. no other mass transit problems. right now, over the altamont pass into dublin/pleasanton and san jose, 101 northbound and southbound 880 toward dakota road. kristen and eric? >> updating the breaking news we have been following all morning, right now, fire crews are working a fire in crockett near the c&h sugar plant that broke out on an abandoned pier, fire cruise are in the defensive mode making sure the fire does not spread. they believe it was human cause because there is no electricity in the area. extra help going to the homeless this morning who have been struggling in dangerous conditions for days. our reporter is live at sacred heart community service. >> device a month they give out backpacks, 100 backpacks, filled with cold weather essentials and people are expected to line the block for the 9:00 give away. we would like to show you what is inside the backpac
bowl. paul chambers joins us live from san francisco with a message that's going out to city bars. >> reporter: good morning. i will say before we get to that there is a plan a lot of people want to do, come out here like they did during the giant's world series. that can't happen because the nfl won't allow a public viewing party. now that will not stop a lot of niner fans celebrating of course. this was a scene last week when fans took to the streets in an effort of keeping the city and people safe. the mayor is asking that places serving hard alcohol be more responsible. >> to suggest that they serve something that heavy alcohol during the time the celebration, being drunk sometimes doesn't help. >> reporter: the next week the mayor and police chief will visit areas hit by vandals after the giants won and discuss the plan for safety on super bowl sunday which includes up to 500 officers on the streets, three times the amount of a normal sunday. fire marshalls will also hit the streets. >> if it look like its getting out of hand or they have had to much of a crowd in the bar w
birds and san francisco's famous skyline. >> in the line between that is so natural, you can see birds and be in complete wilderness. i really like that about this. you could maybe get a little snapshot of what they are expecting. >> it is an interactive, keck sculpture that is interacted with by the visitor. >> they are a lot about and they fall down the belt. it moves the belt up, and if you turn that faster, the butterflies fall in the move of words. >> the art reflect the commission's commitment to acquiring the best work from the bay area and beyond. in addition to the five new commissions, 20 artworks that were already in the airport collection were reinstalled. some of which were historically cited in the terminal. it includes major sculptures by the international artists. as a collection, these art works tell the story of the vibrant arts scene in the early 1960's through the mid-1980s's. the illustrate san francisco's cultural center and a place of innovation that is recognized and the love throughout the world. one of the highlights is a series of three left tapestries. they
. administrators also plan to install those so called columbine locks. >>> city college of san francisco released its doomsday plan today pointing out what will happen to students if the community system goes under. rob roth is live now in san francisco with the situation facing up to 80,000 students, rob. >> reporter: julie, contained in this lengthy report is city college's worse case scenario. an outline of what could happen if the college loses its accreditation and is forced to close. at city college of san francisco, students are worried. worried whether their school will be around much longer. >> kind of just makes it hard coming to school. you don't know if what's going on with the school. >> reporter: city college is prepared to draft a report on how it would handle closing the school if it loses its accreditation this year. >> it is our profound hope that we don't get to that point but it is our duty. >> reporter: students who complete at least 3/4 of their course work would still have to finish their classes at another school but could receive a diploma from city college. still many st
't hold it out. >> this is a full day for san francisco police who congius indicated thousands of dollars of nfl bootlegged merchandise, which is big business especially during playoff games. and they also posed as fans of both teams hoping to catch those going too far with their rivalry. >> this was our first pro ball we ever attended together. 49ers had such a great season and for them to finally pull ahead and hopefully advance is fantastic to see. >> yeah, awesome. 49ers! >> fran police made an untold number of arrests for bad behavior and a number of spectators were ejected from the stadium for bothering other fans. from candlestick park, john alston, abc7 news. >> if you did not have the hundreds of dollars to buy the ticket to the game, you could go out and watch with crowds of 49ers fans and even a few cheese heads. sergio has that part of the story. >>> just minutes before kickoff we met 49ers fan dominique and packers fan andrew. they packed into this public along with hundreds of other football fans. they came here because of a mutual friend. >> one of my friends told me he had
, and the bar association of san francisco. i would like to thank them for their help and support. it is my pleasure to introduce the president elect of the bar association of san francisco. they provide conflict attorneys to handle cases when a defender is not available. >> i am the president elect of the bar association. we're very proud to co-sponsor the justice of it. on behalf of the 8000 members, and all of those who -- dedicate their careers -- we are very fortunate to have his leadership with top-notch legal representation. for those who were charged each year who are innocent. an important part of the mission is providing equal access to justice. this is shared by his office and all the public defenders. we're proud of the conflict panel that he described, and we also provide the top-notch representation in matters that his office cannot handle. we applaud you for what you do and for those of you who could not make it, thank you very much. this year's public defender simon will be an interesting day, full of cutting edge issues. gang violence and brain science and crime, these are
bay area. >> new this morning, the san francisco race nope for its crazy costumes and inebriated runners has new trouble. amy joins us live from howard treats. this is just four months before the big race takes place. >> not good timing. the problem is there is not a lot of time to recover. according to the "san francisco chronicle", we they have dropped out as the sponsor and the redwood city company did not explain, saying "no comment" to the paper. this would have been their third year as a sponsor of the race, which has had recent troubles maintaining sponsorship. they were the 3rd sponsor in 10 years. it is expensive. it costs from $250,000 to $500,000. it is also a controversial race. residents have complained about the drinking on the race and what a nuisance it has become for the neighborhood. the general manager of the race down plays this saying that they will go on, with or without a sponsor. it is set to start right here may 19, next to the bay, and wind its way through the city and end at the breakers of ocean beach. >> amy, thank you. a judge will decide where a man
in san francisco. residents are held at gunpoint by intruders in the outer richmond district a few hours ago on 40th avenue. the gunman reportedly got away with electronics and there are no reports of injury. abc7 news reporter will be back with another live report in half an hour. >> we have developing news, friends and family of a teen are searching for her in south lake tahoe as she vanished celebrating new year's eve. >> a woman was last seen at south lake tahoe but here the flyers are going up, and the 19-year-old, alyssa byrne 5' 7", black hair and blue eyes. this is no reason to believe she is near petaluma. this is alyssa byrne, a graduate of casa grande high school, missing since new year's eve where she went for the snow globe music festival. all her friends were staying at the hotel and she told a friend she had an argument with another friend at the concert but she was heard from after that. she just left new year's eve, and called men, i called her and she was on the bus home back to the hotel. >> she was hurt from and seen after that at 12:30 new year's morning and then not
>> reporter: san francisco police are looking for suspects in two separate violent crimes that sent two people to the hospital this morning. >>> we're following developing news from new york city. we're getting word of dozens of injuries now in a ferry accident in lower manhattan. >> reporter: and the search is on this morning for the thief that targeted the oakland museum of california, not once but the museum was hit twice. we'll tell you what was taken and what the museum is doing to try to catch the people responsible. >> reporter: it's judgment day for barry bonds and other baseball greats. we'll tell you why some people think when it comes to the hall of fame, they are out. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> police are investigating a violent night in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. paul chambers is live with information on injuries after a shooting and a stabbing just a block apart. paul? >> reporter: good morning, tori. now, police released the -- the scene here. take a look at some video here. police say the fi
: a peaceful ending to a police standoff in san francisco. this is video of the scene taken earlier from sky 7 h- d. officer were called to the area after they received reports that a man had fired a weapon inside the complex. kron4's scott rates has the latest. >> police and a swat team members are stepping down and the richmond district. i just spoke to one of the investigators and he says that everything has ended peacefully. you can see the ambulance is backing up to the home after he barricaded himself inside of this home with a gun. it took them nearly five hours for him to come out, peacefully. neighbors for also evacuate it and will be able to return to their home, soon. people open the roads, soon. reporting abridgment, scott rates, kron 4 news. >> pam: four fire houses in the east bay. shut down and scaling back. because of severe financial cutbacks. three stations in lafayette, martinez and walnut creek closed their doors this morning. one fire station in clayton. will drastically cut its hours. but stay open. all this, because the contra costa county fire protection district. is fa
but he suffered brain injuries and is undergoing rehabilitation. >> a federal judge in san francisco is expected to rule by the end of this month on whether to overturn the ban on public nudity. opponents went to court yesterday and asked the judge to block the law from going into effect on february 1st but the city wants the case then out. attorneys representing the city say the ban is a matter of public health and nudists say it is a violation of free speech. a written ruling is expected before the end of the month. >> next we have traffic and weather together on the only news and a like look outside here at the bay bridge toll plaza with traffic starting to back medium here. we do have a bill problem southbound 280 south of 92 and sue hall will have that and our meteorologist, mike naturally, will talk about the "spare the air" day. >> man walks in to an apartment store -- into a department start with >> it is a friday morning. we have been tracking the fog and it has been thickest in santa rosa. and again this morning. and we could have block ice there because it is below freezin
which includes guns coming from san francisco and contra costa county and marin county, you can find the information on our web site at abc 7 news.com see it on tv we have a link to it and it will take about 30 days for them to raise the cash but next monday martin luther king jr. birthday they are going to have another buy-back program. they will be handing out vouchers instead of cash but they are hoping for another big turn out. reporting from police headquarters here in novato. abc 7 news. >> tomorrow president obama will propose new federal assault weapon ban and background check of all gun buyers. mean while today new york state voted in the nation toughest gun restrictions. governor cuomo signed the bill. out law military style weapon. restrict ammunition magazine to 7 rounds. and requires background check to buy bullet. another provision requires mental health professionals to tell state authorities if a patient threatens to use a gun illegally. >> develop nuts tonight. japan 2 largely east airline grounded the flight of boeing 787 dream liner. after the latest safety
changed lanes to cross near the red line on the map. >> san francisco board of supervisors has voted to ban smoking at outdoor fess values and parades. the vote came in just about past hour, block party woz not be subject to the ban. proponents say police will not be pa patrolling but depending on pier pressure and a campaign to keep people from lighting up. if the ban÷$y gets final approv, it could take affect in time for the chinese new year's parade in february. >> new video of facebook's new search feature. >> it allows users to search social connections for information about which friends share interests. it will help users who want to scroll through fotors friends have taken let's say in paris or search for tv shows. the ceo says the searc]qn feature is privacy aware, meaning users can only search for content that has been shared with them. today's unveiling in menlo park will have more on how grass search works coming up at 5:00. >> registration started today for online course that's some people say could be a game changer for higher education. >> abc 7 news is at san jose st
a little breeze here holding some temps up. 39 san francisco. was 45 about an hour ago. the wind tailed off. still upper 20s. a lot more 30s than we saw yesterday at this time. 40s to mid 50s on the high. >>> if you are driving on 80 westbound you can see traffic is moving along all right. it's getting a little more crowded. some of the lanes are already getting filled up. this morning in san francisco northbound 101 traffic still getting top the speed limit. let's go back to the desk. >>> overnight fire in berkeley injured a man it happened inside an apartment at a complex at the corner of acton street and bancroft about midnight. alex savidge is right there. what happened? >> reporter: the man that suffered the minor burns is actually the landlord of this five unit apartment complex. the flames broke out inside his unit which is the frontout where we are standing. you can see here firefighters had to pull quite a bit of charred debris outside of his place this morning as they were battling the flames. captain told ktvu this fire was burning through the attic mostly. the call came in after
their sixth super bowl appearance. in san francisco, officials want to make sure the fans are not out of control. we are joined outside city hall with more on the security preparations underway. >> everything from buses to bother cans, part of the super bowl security playbook. this is not city hall behind me but you love the red and gold decking out sick center auditorium. police will be out in force for super bowl sunday, the mayor says he doesn't want any instant replays of the giants celebration. >> fans were rowdy and pumped after the championship win on sunday and peaceful and nonviolent unlike the mayhem that marred the giants victory last fall when cars were overturned and bonfires lit and a muni bus smashed. the mayor will visit local sports bars suggesting they serve something beside hard liquor and asking them to sell cans and not bottles and working with muni but hopes of containing crowds at civic center have been nixed by the n because of copyright. >> that is a business decision. we will respect that. it would help center the celebrations but we will keep the city safe.
of people gathered along san francisco's waterfront at midnight to ring in the new year. but it was a holiday celebration marred by violence. ktvu's alex savidge tells us a 12-year-old boy was among three people who were shot. alex? >> reporter: well, as thousands packed the waterfront last night, someone opened fire here on embarcadero close to pier 2. a total of two people shot here. one of them a 12-year-old boy. he was hit in the foot but is expected to be okay. now, this happened about 11:30 last night, as people were waiting for the fireworks show to begin in san francisco. along with the boy wounded, a man was grazed in the hip by a bullet. san francisco police say both of those shooting victims are being treated for nonlife- threatening injuries. at this point, it's unclear why the shooter began to fire or who their intended target was. just about an hour before that, there was another shooting along the waterfront. this one close to fisherman's wharf, near jefferson and mason. one person shot in the hand. police say that person's injuries request are not life- t
look outside from our roof camera. looking back at san francisco. we're watching the weather this morning. >> the rain is mainly in the north bay james. we are seeing a little bit of a shower in the san mateo area. no accidents on the road way. really light rain. most of the bay area, 95 percent of of our tribe. it is dry. >> the green on screen indicates light rain. portions of highway 101. drive with caution. light rain reported around the coast. >> it is drive around san mateo. the satellite tracking has crossed the bay. in the haywood oakland area light rain. futurecast 4 shows not all of us was the rain. by 10:00 a.m. this morning predominantly in the north bank. light rain for the east shore freeway towards the interior valleys as well. >> 2:00 p.m., it will fill in for the delta, livermore valley. we will still be dry in the peninsula. 8:00 p.m. tonight, it spreads south. light rain for the san jose, mountain view area. >> we are still dry for redwood city and san bruno. >> it depends on where you are located. it is a cold start to the morning. not as chilly as the pas
. >> san francisco police have released a picture of the man suspected of killing a dog during a robbery. 35-year-old laurice barrett stole money from a woman in san francisco's tenderloin on december 28 and weapon the dog started blocking from the car, police say he snatched the dog and through it into the oncoming traffic and her 12-year-old dog died. there is $3,000 reward if anyone who tracks down laurice barrett. >> california farmers will have to wait to fine out if the recent cold snap did any major damage to their crops. freezing temperatures can endanger everything from green vegetables to citrus fruit. mandarin orange crops have been damaged. fires have been set and they are running wind machines to raise the tomorrow as few degrees and that can make all the difference between a profitable harvest and losing millions. >> food trucks are staying put in mountain view. the city council discussed the possible been on food trucks at the meeting last night and the city's central business association in downtown committee are driving the effort with food trucks unfair advantage agains
the helicopter to reach him and he was not hurt. >>> if you park in san francisco you need to feed the meter to avoid a ticket. it's the first sunday that the city's new parking fees will be enforced between noon and 6:00 p.m.. until now drivers got warners but that grace period ends today. >>> san francisco 49ers will have one last chance to wish the team good luck. before the players lead for the super bowl they are departing from their practice facility until noon today. and then they will head out on a delta charter night for new orleans. the baltimore ravens fly to new orleans tomorrow. we are also sending a team of anchors to new orleans. they will have live reports and every newscast leading up to super bowl sunday. those will start tonight. immediately following the super bowl you will see a live local post game show right here on ktvu channel 2. >> that looks like a good defensive line for ktvu. super bowl week very exciting. if you want to go outside let's see what we're looking like. >>> it's a pretty day. just don't leave without your jacket. you may need it. it's cool out there.
who's credited with turning around the l.a. and san francisco police department. >> one man shouted back at the hecklers. >> reporter: this oakland moment said she lived in l.a. when bratton was chief there. >> he told his officers that los angeles was beirut and they should patrol as such. what do you think did to the officers that were working that the time. >> reporter: one man said it was stock and frisk that took the life of his son. >> we can't get alan back. we can't accept anyone to go through what we went there. >> reporter: chief jordan says stop and frisk has been uncharacterrized. >> i'm the one that's going to decide what practice we're going to do and how we're going to do it because i'm going to be responsible. bill brantton will give me advice and it's up to me to approve it. >> it'll be up to the council and it'll be up for a vote in a week. amber lee, ktvu. >>> we caught up with jerry brown and asked him what could be done about crime. >> it's a matter of responding with intelligence, with cooperation, with the sheriff and the police and the parks people everyone w
happened in a san francisco hotel early last sunday morning just hours after the 49ers playoff victory over the green bay packers. police are still piecing together their investigation. crabtree has not been detained, nor arrested. police say he is cooperating. crabtree is in atlanta right now with the 49ers for tomorrow's nfc championship game. fans here in san francisco are shocked to hear of the investigation of this star player. >> i don't understand why these guys who have it so good and who are such big in the news right now, why they would do something or he would do something that could potentially hurt not only himself and his family, but the team. >> as a fan, i'm going to back him up until it comes through. but right now it sounds fake. >> the san francisco police special victims' unit is continuing to investigate the allegations. after their work is complete, the investigation will be turned over to the district attorney's office. last night the 49ers released this statement. quote, we are aware of the allegation against mikeel and understands that he has fully cooperated with a
vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:07. one san francisco supervisor wants to crack down on muni and its service problems. the san francisco chronicle says scott wiener will ask the board for a hearing where muni would report on all of the recent service problems and the city controller would say how much money that cost in lost productivity. >>> muni's board of directors will vote on whether to approve a $24.1 million contract to overhaul are the aging train management system. now, a new network would feature an integrated series of fiberoptic cables, an uninterruptible power systems. that system would be managed at one central location which muni says will help them quickly out problems and make adjustments. if approved, the project would be finished in 1.5 years. >>> the cold weather is bringing dangerous conditions for bay area drivers. this is what it looked like yesterday when six vehicles were involved in a collision near fish ranch road and claremont avenue. this is in the oakland hills. luckily, no one was seriously hurt. drivers are being warned to watch out for black ice and l
.99 >> reporter: a san francisco woman doused in gasoline and set on fire over the weekend. an update on her condition and the latest on the search for her accused attacker. >>> a violent attack in the south bay overnight. what witnesses are saying and what we found at the crime scene. >> reporter: we're live at candlestick park where 49ers' fans are getting ready for the big game this weekend. we'll tell you why tickets may be hard to come by. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday, january 7th. >>> breaking news in the east bay. we're learning what caused -- what looked like a lot of smoke in the berkeley area, turns out it was just a steampipe that burst at a factory. let's go to sal. >> we got a lot of calls in the newsroom. we turned the camera to it. we can show you this picture now. it's just a bunch of team coming from a factory. we have different parts of the steam coming from a broken steampipe or it may be normal operations. but people saw this and said there is a fire in berkeley. well, we called the berkeley fire dep
of students and fact u members at the city check of san francisco will protester the welcome address of the chancellor. organizers are drawing attention to the recent passage of proposition (a) by voters for a tax to offset budget cuts and layoffs at city college. they say officials plan to use the money for other purposes such as paying consultants and building reserves. they are asking people to sign a pledge to take action if the district does not spend the voter approved funds as intended. >> federal regulators announced they are ordering a comprehensive review of boeing 787 dreamliner as the jet is making the inaugural flight from san jose international airport this morning. the f.a.a. has scheduled a news conference later this morning to officially make the announcement. four dreamliners have had problems this week alone including the latest this morning in japan when a crack was discovered in one of the layers of a window. nippon is scheduled to start nonstop from san jose to tokyo with 10:00 a.m. arrival of a new dreamliner jet. >> there could be flight delays this weekend at
and your weekend forecast. >>> health information of your favorite san francisco restaurant will soon be easier to access in a new announcement from the mayor. Ñç5xñóÑmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> the third and final way of the uc regents meeting is underway. sal castanedo is live to explain the big focus of the meeting today. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. this is the last day. and one of the ideas that has emerged from the meeting is starting more online education. 10% of the general education requirements in the future could be set up on some online academy that the university is using here wants to set up. governor jerry brown, a regent himself and a graduate of uc berkeley says he likes the idea and has submitted -- committed $10 million from the state budget to help the university add more online courses. >> we have to get out of our comfort zone and look at this thing in a way how do we maintain, enhance this wonderful institution called the university of california? and i'm a person, you know, i've been around a long time, i care about this university
at san francisco international airport yesterda yesterday. he was as he was reentering the country from the philippines. police say he was driving a car that ran into a motorcyclist on scott boulevard in january of 2011 and kept going. motorcyclist died. this man had a million dollar bench warrant for his arrest. now he's back in custody. >>> in oakland it turns out a gang in the city is connected to the home invasion murder of wealthy south bay businessman. vick lee tonight on the common thread that bind suspected murderers together. >> 3 men and woman arrested in connection with a murder. 26-year-old lucas anderson. 21-year-old xavier garcia. and austin also 21. the 4 suspects raven dixon is charged with being an accessory to the murder. millionaire businessman rob murdered in the home invasion robbery november 30. he was found dead inside his mansion in the wealthy area of mont veno. police aren't saying how he was killed. austin is reportedly a member of an oakland street gang called the money team. group that is tied into drugs and home invasions. xavier garcia is said to
really questioned in new york. mayor lee has to withdraw it in san francisco. you shouldn't even have it in your vocabulary. [ applause ] >> i'm the person that will be held accountable. i want to make that very clear. bill bratton will be giving me advice and it will be up to me to implement it. >> reporter: now the plan also includes more funding for the police academy to train new officers that will begin in the fall and hiring 20 police service technicians for $1.5 million. the measure that would have the most immediate impacting is the hiring of 11 alameda sheriffs deputies to work ten hour shifts twice a week on violence suppression efforts. now the plan goes before the council next tuesday. so again that meeting should be pretty heated as well. and coming up we'll share more moments from last nights heated debate with you. live from oakland i'm tara moriarty. >> police chief jordan is backing off from surprising comments he made about gangs. he raised eyebrows that said two gangs in east oakland are responsible for 90% of oakland's violent crimes since last summer. chief jordan
the green bay packers. police say it happened at the hotel in san francisco. >> michael crabtree has been interviewed and very cooperative with our investigation. >> reporter: police are still putting together details in this investigation and are yet to determine if they will hand it over to district attorney. for fans gearing up for the showdown in atlanta, it's surprising. >> it's news to me at this point. it's a bit of shock. >> i don't understand why these guys that have it so good, they are in the news right now. why he would do something that is potentially hurt not only himself and family and team. >> as a fan, i will not back him up until it comes through. right now it sounds fake. >> we made efforts to contact him and his representative. so far our e-mails and phone calls have not been returned. >> katie: happening right now a traffic situation in the east bay. there is an injury accident involving a big rig on eastbound 80 in richmond. the chp says the right-hand lane and exit ramp are blocked right now. if you are driving that way, you should expect delays and no estimated tim
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